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360 resources with the keyterm canada

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Biomes of Canada

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders, in groups, research one of the biomes of Canada. They create a multi-slide PowerPoint presentation about their biome that contains specific types of inserted/downloaded pictures, recorded voice, and a sound effect.
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Tourism in Newfoundland and Labrador

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils examine some of the factors involved in tourist destination areas in Canada. Using the data, they determine the best location for a new Bed and Breakfast in Newfoundland.
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Settlement in Canada

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore the early settlement patterns of Canada. They manipulate various map tools using MapView software to describe, analyze, and interpret relationships between population location, railroad lines, and elevation.
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Inuits and Native Americans: Constructing Comparisons

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students investigate the culture of the Inuit indians and make comparisons to the native tribes of America. They conduct research in small groups and concentrate on the geographical location of the tribe in order to speculate about the...
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The Geography of Canada's National Parks

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students are introduced to the national parks of Canada. In groups, they use the internet to identify the factors that determine the level of tourism. They create a tourist pamphlet and present the material to the class to end the lesson.
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The Quebec Act: Diverse Points of View

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders study the enactment of the Quebec Act of 1774. They review the events that occurred prior to the Quebec Act between the French, British and native relations. They create a chart to identify the conditions of the...
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The ABCs of Canada: Social Studies 16 Students Teach Grade 2

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Have your high schoolers learn about Canada with this resource. Learners design an activity booklet, including a map, for use with second graders learning about Canada. They become mentors for the younger learners and explore the topic...
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Children's Rights Around the World

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learners examine the various articles of the United Nations "Universal Declaration of Human Rights". After reading and role-playing, they discuss how the rights described affect them in Canada. They discuss what it would be like to live...
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North Versus South Different Villages

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students engage in a statistical analysis of Canada and other various countries. The data is presented to help develop an awareness of how Canada does in comparison to other developing nations. The stats are used to determine social,...
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The Great Depression And the Development of Social Programs By the Government of Mackenzie King

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students study the social programs that arose in response to the Great Depression of the 1930's in Canada. They examine how these programs began during the government of Mackenzie King.
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Three Canadian Cities

For Students 6th - 7th
In this three Canadian cities activity, students read information about Vancouver, Quebec City, and Toronto and complete a paragraph from the information they learned. Students then write about a city in their country using given...
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The Mystique of the Artist

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Your high schoolers explore the role of artists in society in a creative three-week unit. First they customize art supply bags using paint, embroidery, appliqué, and other media. They imagine their ideal artistic work space and design a...
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Children of Yesteryear

For Teachers 5th
Give your early adolescents some food for thought: How would life be different if we lived in the 1800s? They explore differences in clothing, entertainment, communication, and access to materials. By observing art by Canadian painter...
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U.S. and Canada: How are We the Same? How are We Different?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Get high school geographers to compare and contrast Canada and the United States. They begin by drawing a freehand map of North America, then complete readings to gain insight into Canada. The text is not provided; however, another text...
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Canada, O Canada

For Teachers 3rd
Students study the similarities and differences between Canada and the United State in this unit. They examine geography, government and culture as they "travel" through Canada.
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Agriculture in Canada

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Learners examine various elements in the physical environment and their relationship to agriculture in Canada. Using the ArcCanada CD-ROM, they analyze maps, and interpret relationships between the physical environment and land use.
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America and Canada: The Post Cold War Era

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils discuss the provoking question, "What does the term social change mean?" They discuss the social changes taking place during and following the Cold War. Students participate in a short discussion, they are presented with facts of...
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Dr. Henry Morgentaler: Fighting Canada's Abortion: Morgentaler in His Own Words

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Young scholars discover personally relevant quotations from or about Dr. Henry Morgentaler. They create collages to illustrate their choice of quotations.
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Dr. Morgentaler and the Abortion Debate

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the career of Dr. Henry Morgentaler and the issues in the abortion debate in Canada.
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The United States and Canada

For Teachers 6th
While just a short review of some simple facts about the United States and Canada, this could be a useful resource for an introduction to North America. Teachers could use this as a model for student projects or could add more...
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Globalization 101

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students explore the challenges created by cultural globalization.  In this history lesson, students read several hand-outs centered on the topic, then participate in a class discussion and fill in a worksheet.
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Subregions of Canada

For Students 6th - 10th
In this geography skills worksheet, students read a 2-page selection about the economy and culture of Canada prior to responding to 4 short answer questions and completing 1 graphic organizer based on the selection.
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Water -- Here, There and Everywhere

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students compare quantities of water. In this water lesson plan students examine the hydrologic cycle looking for the amount of fresh water that is available. Students use information from charts and diagrams.
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Diversity: Origin Myths

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders analyze origin myths and the diversity of First Nations groups.  In this history lesson, 5th graders review the geography of Canada and read various origin myths.  Students illustrate one of the myths and research others in...